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Community Post: Andre E.

We love hearing from the Mixed Nation Community, so when we received Andre’s amazingly powerful story of struggle, adversity and love, we just had to share it! Please enjoy: Hello, first of all I would like to tell you how excited my wife and I were to find a website dedicated to mixed people! We […]

The Healing Power of Hip Hop in My Life

Legendary rapper and beatboxer Doug E. Fresh once said, “Hip-hop is supposed to uplift and create, to educate people on a larger level and to make a change.” I couldn’t agree more. I’ve listened to hip hop music since I was a kid in the ‘80s. It has been a positive force in my life […]

Prejudice and Pride: Coming to Grips with My Family Heritage

When I was younger, my brother and I would fly from Virginia to Oklahoma to visit my grandparents for summer vacation. They lived in a small town that had one stoplight, one grocery store and a single Wal-Mart that was over three miles away. We would pass our time fishing, camping and going to church, […]

Mixed Nation: Garrett Robinson

“Can I get some love? I LOVE being mixed. I am 50% black and white and destroying the statistics of bi-racial children not making it far in higher education. I am God’s child, a Triathlete, an Integrated Supply Chain Major at Michigan State, a young entrepreneur, a role model, and proud to be who I […]

Being Yourself In A World That Is Trying To Make You Like Everyone Else

Swirl Girl Army has hooked up some Swirl-spiration tips on why being yourself is so important! Read on to see how you can be true to your bea-U-tiful self! 1. Define You. If you catch yourself wondering “Does he/she like me?” or worried about what others might think, you risk losing a piece of yourself. […]

Congratulations To Bill de Blasio!

Congratulations to New York City’s new mayor Bill de Blasio. His beautifully blended family is a great representation of our Mixed Nation!  You can read more about the story here!  photo credit: James Keivom/New York Daily News

Mixed Nation Community Question: Fitting In

Mixed Nation’s Community Question is from Marcus who asks, “I feel like I have trouble fitting in at school. I’m half white and half black and sometimes I feel like I have to choose one or the other to associate with. Have any of you ever felt this way? What did you do?” Please feel […]

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